Natural and anthropogenic hazards and risks account for hundreds of thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in damage each year in a context of global warming and rapidly evolving land use change.
The goal of this M.Sc. is to acquire skills in risk management, data analysis, and GIS/remote sensing to better predict and mitigate environmental hazards and risks.
The M.Sc. in Environmental Hazards and Risks Management at the Université Côte d'Azur is project-oriented and will make extensive use of case studies typical of the Mediterranean zone.
At the completion of the degree, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of risk management components:
- scenario modeling
- warning systems
- Higher education/research
- Environmental management agencies
- Urban planning and management agencies
- Environmental/urban consulting
- National and international level agencies
- Industry and insurance companies
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- Risk management overview
- Principles of ecology
- Environmental chemistry
- Geographic Information Systems
- Remote sensing
- Statistics and data analysis
- Elements of mathematical modeling
- Computer science basics
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesEarth Sciences Risk Management Environmental Sciences View 7 other Masters in Risk Management in France
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We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Students whose first language is not English must provide recent proof of English proficiency. You can be exempt from submitting proof of English proficiency if you completed an English-taught Bachelor's degree.Selection will be made on the basis of a C.V., academic transcripts, 2 reference letters, and an online interview.
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International5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.